My iPhone (Covers iPhone 3G and 3GS)

My iPhone (Covers iPhone 3G and 3GS)

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include: * How to connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones and iPods * How to configure and sync your information, and efficiently manage contacts, calls, email, calendars, and events * How to use the iPhone's texting capabilities * How to make the most of the iPhone's powerful Safari web browser * How to listen to music, subscribe to podcasts, and watch video -including movies and TV shows * How to display slideshows, create wallpaper, email photos, and link photos to contacts * How to customize settings ranging from wallpaper to ringtones * How to secure your iPhone with Find My iPhone * How to find, download, install, manage, and use iPhone applications BONUS MATERIAL: Find additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at www.informit.com/title/9780789742315 CATEGORY: Apple Digital Media COVERS: Apple iPhoneUSER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate BONUS MATERIAL: Find additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at www.informit.com/title/9780789742315
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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 22.86mm | 748.42g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0789742314
  • 9780789742315
  • 1,877,534

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include: - How to connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones and iPods - How to configure and sync your information, and efficiently manage contacts, calls, email, calendars, and events - How to use the iPhone's texting capabilities - How to make the most of the iPhone's powerful Safari web browser - How to listen to music, subscribe to podcasts, and watch video--including movies and TV shows - How to display slideshows, create wallpaper, email photos, and link photos to contacts - How to customize settings ranging from wallpaper to ringtones - How to secure your iPhone with Find My iPhone - How to find, download, install, manage, and use iPhone applications BONUS MATERIAL: Find additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at www.informit.com/title/9780789742315 CATEGORY: Apple Digital Media COVERS: Apple iPhoneUSER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate BONUS MATERIAL: Find additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at www.informit.com/title/9780789742315
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Chapter 1 Getting Started with Your iPhone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Touring Your iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Getting to Know the iPhone's External Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Knowing Why It's Called a Multi-Touch Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Preparing iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Downloading and Installing iTunes on a Windows PC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Updating iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Using an iTunes Store Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Preparing MobileMe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Obtaining a MobileMe Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Configuring MobileMe on a Windows PC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Configuring MobileMe on a Mac . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Managing MobileMe Syncs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 Using This Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26Chapter 2 Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Connecting an iPhone to the Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Connecting to an Open Wi-Fi Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Connecting to a Commercial Wi-Fi Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Connecting to a Closed Wi-Fi Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Changing Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 Connecting to the Internet via a Cellular Data Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Connecting to Other Devices Using Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Connecting to Other iPhones and iPod touches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Using an Application with Peer-to-Peer Networking by Default . . . . . . . . . . .48 Configuring an Application to Use Peer-to-Peer Networking . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49Chapter 3 Moving Audio,Video, and Photos onto Your iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Using iTunes to Add Audio and Video Content to the iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Purchasing Audio and Video from the iTunes Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Renting Movies from the iTunes Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 Subscribing to Podcasts in the iTunes Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60 Building Music Playlists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 Building Smart Playlists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 Moving Audio and Video from the iTunes Library onto an iPhone . . . . . . . .67 Using iTunes to Add Photos to Your iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 Moving Photos from a Windows PC onto iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 Moving Photos from a Mac to iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74 Using the iTunes iPhone Application to Add Content to an iPhone . . . . . . . . . .75Chapter 4 Configuring and Synchronizing Information on an iPhone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Syncing Information with iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Using iTunes to Sync Information on Macs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Using iTunes to Sync Information on Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88 Syncing Information with MobileMe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92Chapter 5 Managing Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Configuring How Contacts Are Displayed on an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 Creating New Contacts While Using an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101 Creating a Contact from a Recent Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 Creating a Contact from an Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104 Creating Contacts on an iPhone Manually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106 Using Contacts on an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115 Using the Contacts Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Using Contacts Information in Other Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117 Changing or Deleting Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118 Changing, Adding, or Removing Information for an Existing Contact Manually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119 Adding Information to an Existing Contact While Using Your iPhone . . .120 Deleting Contacts Manually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121 Bonus Web Task: Creating a Contact from a MapChapter 6 Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Configuring Phone Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .124 Creating Your Own Ringtones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .124 Setting Phone Sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .128 Configuring Phone Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130 Other Phone Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132 Making Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132 Dialing with the Keypad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .133 Dialing with Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .134 Dialing with Favorites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Dialing with Recents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .136 Managing In-Process Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Receiving Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143 Answering Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143 Answering Calls When You're Already on a Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145 Managing Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146 Clearing Recent Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147 Adding Caller Information to Favorites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148 Using iPhone's Headset for Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149 Using Voice Control (iPhone 3GS Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149 Using Visual Voicemail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .150 Recording a Greeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .151 Listening to and Managing Voicemails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153Chapter 7 Emailing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Configuring Email Accounts on an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .162 Configuring Gmail,Yahoo! Mail, or AOL Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .163 Configuring Exchange Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually . . . . . . . . . .165 Performing Advanced Configuration of Email Accounts on an iPhone . . .170 Configuring General Email Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176 Configuring How Email Is Retrieved . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176 Configuring Global Email Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179 Working with Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .183 Receiving andReading Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .183 Sending Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .189 Replying to Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .194 Forwarding Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .195 Managing Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .197 Bonus Web Task:Managing Email Accounts Bonus Web Task:Deleting Email AccountsChapter 8 Texting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 Configuring the New Text Message Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .209 Configuring Messaging Preferences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .210 Sending Text Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .211 Receiving and Replying to Text Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .214 Working with Text Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .216 Conversing in Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .216 Including Images in Text Conversations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .218 Deleting Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .220 Deleting a Conversation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .221Chapter 9 Managing Calendars and Time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222 Configuring an iPhone's Calendar,Date, and Time Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .223 Working with Calendars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .232 Viewing Calendars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .233 Adding Events to a Calendar Manually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .237 Adding Events to the Calendar by Accepting Invitations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .246 Working with Event Alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .249 Using an iPhone as a Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .249 Telling Time with an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .249 Using the Clock Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .250 Bonus Web Task: Using an iPhone as a StopwatchChapter 10 Surfing the Web. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260 Configuring Safari Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .262 Browsing the Web on an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .268 Moving to Websites via Bookmarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .268 Moving to Websites by Typing a URL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .270 Viewing Websites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .272 Searching the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .274 Returning to Previous Websites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .275 Saving and Organizing Bookmarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .277 Creating a Bookmark on the Home Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .284 Emailing a Link to a Webpage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .285 Completing Web Forms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .286 Signing In Automatically . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .288 Opening and Managing Multiple Webpages at the Same Time . . . . . . . . . .289Chapter 11 Listening to Music, Podcasts, and Other Audio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292 Finding and Listening to Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .294 Using the Cover Flow Browser to Find and Play Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .294 Using Playlists to Find Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .298 Using Artists to Find Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .300 Using the Songs Tool to Find Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .304 Using Albums to Find Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .305 Using the More Menu to Find Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .308 Searching for Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .309 Using the Genius to Find Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .310 Finding Music by Shuffling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .314 Finding Music by Speaking (iPhone 3GS only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .315 Playing Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .316 Controlling Audio Content with the iPod Control Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .319 Configure the iPod Control Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .320 Use the iPod Control Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .321 Finding and Listening to Podcasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .321 Customizing Your iPhone for Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .324 Building and Editing an On-The-Go Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .324 Configuring the iPhone's Music Toolbar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .327 Configuring the iPhone's Music Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .329Chapter 12 Watching Movies,TV Shows, and Other Video. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332 Finding and Watching Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .333 Finding Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .334 Watching Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .336 Watching Rented Movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .338 Watching VideoPodcasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .340 Deleting Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .341 Configuring iPhone's Video Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .342Chapter 13 Working with Photos and Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344 Taking Photos with Your iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .346 Taking Video with an iPhone 3GS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .349 Viewing and Working with Photos on an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .350 Viewing Photos Individually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .350 Viewing Photos as a Slideshow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .352 Configure Slideshow Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .352 Deleting Photos or Video from an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .356 Emailing a Photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .357 Texting a Photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .358 Sending a Photo to MobileMe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .359 Assigning a Photo to a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .361 Sharing Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .362 Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on an iPhone 3GS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .363 Watching Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .364 Editing Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .366 Sharing Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .367 Moving Photos from Your iPhone to a Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .368 Bonus Web Task: Using a Photo as WallpaperChapter 14 Using Preinstalled Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372 Finding Your Way with Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .374 Finding a Location by Searching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .374 Finding a Location with Bookmarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .377 Finding Your Current Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .380 Working with Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .381 Getting Directions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .383 Understanding Other Preinstalled iPhone Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .387Chapter 15 Installing and Maintaining iPhone Applications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 388 Using iTunes to Find and Install iPhone Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .390 Downloading Applications from the iTunes Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .390 Moving Applications from Your iTunes Library onto iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .393 Using the App Store to Find and Install iPhone Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .394 Using iPhone Applications You Install . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .400 Maintaining iPhone Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .401 Bonus Web Task: Removing Applications from an iPhoneChapter 16 Customizing an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404 Customizing Your Home Screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .406 Accessing iPhone Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .408 Using Airplane Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .408 Configuring General Sound Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .409 Setting Screen Brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .410 Setting Wallpaper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .412 Configuring Other General Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .413 Getting Information about an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .413 Securing Your iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .414 Configuring the Home Button and Search Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .426 Configuring the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .428 Setting International Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .429Chapter 17 Maintaining an iPhone and Solving Problems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 432 Maintaining an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .434 Maintaining iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .434 Maintaining an iPhone's Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .436 Maintaining an iPhone's Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .438 Cleaning an iPhone's Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .443 Solving iPhone Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .443 Restarting an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .444 Restarting the Computer and iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .444 Resetting an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .445 Restoring an iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .448 Reinstalling iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .451 Getting Help with iPhone Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4511 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453TOC, 9780789742315, 9/1/09
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About Brad Miser

Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being the amazing "i" gadgets, iPhone and iPod touch, that make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition to My iPhone, Third Edition, Brad has written many other books, including My iPod touch; Easy iLife '09; Absolute Beginner's Guide to iPod and iTunes,Third Edition; Special Edition Using Mac OS X Leopard; iPhoto '09 Portable Genius; Teach Yourself Visually MacBook Air; and MacBook Pro Portable Genius.He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor on more than 50 other titles. Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics. In addition to his passion for silicon-based technology, Brad likes to ride his steel-based technology, aka, a motorcycle, whenever and wherever possible. Originally from California, Brad now lives in Brownsburg, Indiana, with his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; a rabbit; and a sometimesinside cat. Brad would love to hear about your experiences with this book (the good, the bad, and the ugly).
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